The Transition to Teaching program supports the recruitment and retention of highly qualified mid-career professionals, including qualified paraprofessionals and recent college graduates who have not majored in education, to teach in high-need schools and districts through the development of new or enhanced alternative routes to certification.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Alternate Routes to Licensure (ARL) with approval by the Utah State Office of Education (USOE).
This orientation class will assist students who have a Bachelor's degree in a subject area taught in Utah schools make a successful transition to teaching through the Alternate Routes to Licensure program. The Utah State Office of Education, in conjunction with Salt Lake Community College, offers this program to assist students in obtaining a Utah teaching license.
This online course is taught in a live webinar format. It is important that all students have working microphones for listening and speaking during this class. Students who are not familiar with Adobe Connect or who have never participated in a live webinar should contact the Transition to Teaching Manager, Maria Griffin, at 801-957-5423 before the first night of class. She will assist new students in preparing for the first webinar by orienting them to the Canvas and Adobe Connect platform.
Textbook: No textbook required.